the day that was: Cengkareng Golf Club 31 May

Monday 31st May, 2021, Early Morning Tee Offs 6:42 & 7:30am

“Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off.”
Chi Chi Rodriguez, Golfer.

7 JAWS Sharks headed North towards the Airport, out of the congested city, towards the open air, bermuda grass and fairways of Cengkareng Golf Club. Always a favourite amongst the JAWS golf community, with the cheerful caddies, pretty waitresses in the Mulligan’s bar, and a walking course which is always in pristine condition, with some of the best putting greens in Jakarta. With the next day being a public holiday was surprising to see only a small group of JAWS sharks on the fairways for the Monday game.

First Flight off Hole #10 at 6:42am were the early birds of Widyanto, Carlo, Kristyawan and Heribertus. A fun Monday morning game despite the humidity and very little to no wind blowing. Carlo started with a very scary scoring prospects… he was only 3 after 6 holes played! Unfortunately the wheels fell off the wagon on holes 17&18 with two triple bogey’s to finish the front nine. He failed to maintain his fine form on his second nine. For some reason Kristyawan struggled with his driver all round, resulting in several doubles and one triple. However he came back strong on the second nine, but the damage had been done and he could not catch up with his HC. The new comer Heribertus played very consistent golf and ended up with one birdie and several pars for a total gross score of 85. Unfortunately, being his second official JAWS game, he is yet to recieve his JAWS handicap which will be allocated after his next and third game. Widyanto played quiete tidy but he could not collect many pars because his putter was not complying with his standards! He struggled to find his feeling on the green. One good putt resulted in a birdie but the rest were mostly bogeys. Fortunately it was a small group today, so Widyanto still won the best nett 2, by playing his HC with a nett 72.

It was so fun day with very friendly and helpful caddies. Walking at Cengkareng course is good exercise and lots of sweat as well. Would definitely like to play there again, especially with the opening of the new toll road, this place is more reachable from Jakarta Selatan area.

Second flight off Hole #1 were Albert Santos, Jim and Giles. The 2nd group of the day was a 3 ball and a match play game. First of the group was Albert Santos. Currently a 25 HDCP But surely on his way down. This man only using a 3 & 5 wood off of the tee box was driving the ball fabulous. His short game and putting would be his downfall today. But he did score 6 pars to give him a gross 95 and a net 70, Being the low net for the day. Good job Albert.

Next was the match game between Giles and Jim. Giles being  one of the longest drivers in Jaws society. He is also an 11 HDCP. He played an up and down game making 7 pars and 1 birdie. His total for the day was a gross 86 and a net 75. JIm was last and probably struggled the most out of this group. His drives were ok but his chipping was a little off line. He left himself with a lot of long putts. He made only made 4 pars today and scoring a gross 96 and a net of 77.  The match game went up and down through the entire game. They finished all square after 18 holes. They had a putting contest to determine a winner. After tying twice. Jim won the third challenge and the match. Very close match.  

Congratulations to the Winners:

  1. Albert Santos  – Nett 70
  2. Widyanto – Nett 72

Lucky Draw Winners

1*Weekday Green Fee Voucher’s for Cengkareng:

  • Carlo

Next Up on the Playing Schedule:

4th June – Friday:  Emeralda

8th June – Tuesday: Cengkareng 

11th June – Friday:  TBC

13th June – Sunday:  Interleague Round 4 at Riverside

15th June – Tuesday: Pondok Cabe

17th. June – Thursday: Parahyangan 

18th June – Friday: Parahyangan 

22nd June – Tuesday: Gading Raya

25th June – Friday: Jagorawi

29th June – Tuesday: Imperial

JAWS Singgasana World Cup 2021

  • After 2 rounds of the JAWS Singgasana World Cup, Team Rest of the World after a solid Round 2 (Foursomes) have pulled clear of Team Asia: Team ROW 33 / Team ASIA 27. The next Round 3 (Fourballs) will be August 6th at Emeralda, GET READY!

JAWS Hammerhead Cup 2021 – weekly update:

Best Net 6 scores decides the winner!

End date: June 30th.

Update – 9 games left to play 

UPDATED LEADERBOARD 28.05.21: Players with  6 good scores so far: 

  1. Jim Korbilas = 427
  2. Pras = 436
  3. Gaurav = 436
  4. Willie G = 437

5.    Divya = 439

6.    Simon = 441

7.    Chris = 442

8.    Bram = 445

9.    Aleksi = 455

10.  Fernando = 457

11. Willie Noronha = 459

12.  Ruth = 464

Players with good scores but not yet played 6 games:

Albert: 74, 68,69,70

Stefanus: 69, 77, 78, 83, 83

Willi N: 69, 77, 80

Richard Berg: 72, 73, 74

Subash: 73, 79, 75

Bobby: 80, 72, 72, 74, 79

Aidan: 68, 66, 71, 74, 74

  • Round 3 INTERLEAGUE – A Great performance for the JAWS team! With 7/10 points! To close the gap with frontrunners DOGS to 2 points.
  • SINGLES: JAWS Captain Simon Reynolds took on rival DOGS Captain Gary Danskin in a low singles handicap duel, Simon was victorious playing steady golf hitting fairways and greens forcing Gary into a few uncharacteristic mistakes at key moments to win 3&2. Divya was the other singles player who took on a DOGS player in fine form in Tim Knight, and despite playing well below his handicap was outgunned 4&3 loss. (2 points)
  • FOURBALL 1: JAWS players Randy and Hari Taufik took on the TINCUPS team of Audie K and Pancho. Randy was in fine form pulling along his under the weather partner, as he made birdie on the signature hole#3 to win the match 1 UP. (2 points)
  • FOURBALL 2: JAWS players Gaurav and Tarlok played a very high handicap DOGS pairing of Michael Muller and Kevin Dobson, giving 1 stroke on every hole and even 2 on several! The match was gruelling from start to finish, with JAWS player Tarlok making a 40ft putt on the last hole to end the match ALL SQUARE. (1 POINT)
  • FOURBALL 3: JAWS players Aidan and Jim teemed up against a very strong Sandbaggers team of Willi G and Pras. This JAWS combination proved to be a star pick from the Captain as they dominated from start to finish winning the game 4&3. Aidan was in fine form hitting in for an eagle on the par 5 18th from 50m out.

JAKARTA INTERLEAGUE 2021 LEADERBOARD AFTER 3 ROUNDS:

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